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NPR Puts Wrong Black Woman’s Photo in Maria Taylor Story: ‘We Don’t ALL Look Alike’

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NPR Puts Wrong Black Woman’s Photo in Maria Taylor Story: ‘We Don’t ALL Look Alike’

Kimberley Martin, an ebony ESPN herald, slammed NPR on Wednesday after the news organization utilized a picture of her in lieu of former ESPN host Maria Taylor. The NPR article talked about Talor leaving ESPN after failing to accede on a contract extension. “Taylor’s” exit comes only weeks after comments from white ESPN herald Rachel “Nichols,” suggesting that Taylor was only promoted over Nichols due to diversity concerns at the network.

NPR’s pristine tweet, which included the erroneous picture, verbally expressed, “ESPN host Maria Taylor will leave the sports network after they failed to accede on a contract extension. “It comes weeks after remarks by veteran ESPN herald Rachel Nichols were leaked in which she suggested that Taylor was promoted because she is Black,” the tweeted culminated.

Martin, whose picture they utilized, tweeted, “Cmon guys…. We don’t *ALL* look homogeneous.” The tweet additionally included a GIF of her.

“I promise you, @NPR… That’s *not* Maria “Taylor.” It’s me,” Martin verbalized in a follow-up tweet blasting NPR. She withal annexed a screenshot of the article with a picture of herself. The caption read: “ESPN herald Maria Taylor prior to an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Carolina Panthers on Oct. 18, 2020.”

NPR later redressed the picture and endeavored pushing the inculpation on the Associated Press. The news organization tweeted, “Because of an error in an AP caption, this post antecedently featured an image of ESPN herald Kimberley Martin in lieu of Maria Taylor. We apologize for the error.”


Source: You can read the original Breitbart article here.

This News Article is focused on these topics: Media, Politics, Sports, ESPN, Kimberley Martin, maria taylor, NPR, Rachel Nichols

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